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‘He’s the best painter in India,’ MF Husain had said

March 12, On This Day One of Bengal’s foremost artists Described by leading contemporary artist MF Husain once as “the best painter in India”, Ganesh Pyne was born in 1937, and passed away at the age of 75 on March 12, 2013. Born in Kolkata, West Bengal, Pyne started as a watercolourist under the Bengal...

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Art that lasts for over a million years

March 11, On This Day Rome: The artistic ancient civilization It’s an unexpected milestone, but utterly worth noting. On March 11, 1986, it was officially 1 million days since the foundation of Rome on April 21st, 753 BC. The art of Ancient Rome includes architecture, painting, sculpture, mosaic work, luxury objects in metal-work, gem engraving,...